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    Myanmar special envoy due today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on January 10, 2017

    Singapore on Monday stressed the need for restoring peace and stability in Rakhine State and said that all parties, including the Myanmar government and the international communities, need to work together to foster a long-term solution to Rohingya crisis so that the affected communities could rebuild their lives...

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    Suicide truck hits Egypt security post in Sinai, killing nine

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:38pm on January 09, 2017

    A suicide bomber driving a garbage truck packed with explosives rammed his vehicle into an Egyptian security checkpoint outside...

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    Militants attack construction workers in Indian Kashmir, kill 3

    Reuters | Updated at 01:08pm on January 09, 2017

    Several unidentified militants attacked a camp housing road construction workers in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, killing...

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    US presidency is not a family business, says Obama

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on January 09, 2017

    US president Barack Obama says he has advised his successor Donald Trump not to attempt to run the White House ‘the way you would manage a family business’...

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    Former Iran president Rafsanjani dies in blow to moderates

    Reuters | Updated at 09:16am on January 09, 2017

    Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday at the age of 82, a big blow to moderates and reformists deprived now of their most influential supporter in the Islamic establishment...

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    Four killed as Palestinian plows truck into Israeli soldiers

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:46am on January 09, 2017

    A Palestinian rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers visiting a popular tourist spot in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four and wounding at least 15 people, authorities said...

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    US digs out from big snowstorm

    Reuters . Virginia | Updated at 12:31am on January 09, 2017

    The eastern United States began digging out on Saturday from a massive storm that dumped heavy snow from Georgia to Massachusetts, knocking out power for thousands of people and causing hundreds of car crashes, officials said as they warned of more cold weather ahead...

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    SC bans programme during court hour, inviting irrelevant people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:45pm on January 08, 2017

      The Supreme Court on Sunday banned holding any programme in compounds of lower courts across the country during court hours and inviting irrelevant people...

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    Quader asks party people not to increase public suffering during programs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on January 08, 2017

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday called on the party’s Dhaka City leaders and activists to refrain from increasing the sufferings of city...

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    Four Israeli soldiers killed in Jerusalem truck 'attack'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:11pm on January 08, 2017

    Police in Jerusalem have shot a suspected terrorist who rammed a lorry into a group of pedestrians, injuring at least 15, reports say. The attack...